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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-cy-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions:

  .. Think of the last year of your life and rate the extent to which you agree with the following statements .. (full text not  reported)
A  In most ways my life is close to ideal
B  The conditions of my life are excellent
C  So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life

Answers rated:
7  strongly agree
6  agree
5  slightly agree
4  neither agree nor disagree
3  slightly disagree
2  disagree
1  strongly disagree

Computation: (A+B+C)/3

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), last year format